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Species Pelochrista salaciana - Hodges#3148.1

Eucosma salaciana - Pelochrista salaciana Eucosma salaciana - Pelochrista salaciana Pelochrista salaciana ? - Pelochrista salaciana
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Pelochrista
Species salaciana (Pelochrista salaciana - Hodges#3148.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelochrista salaciana (Blanchard & Knudson, 1982) (1)
Eucosma salaciana Blanchard & Knudson, 1982
Explanation of Names
"The name of the new species is taken from Salacia, wife of Neptune and goddess of the sea in roman mythology," Blanchard & Knudson.
Forewing length 5.7-7.7 mm (Blanchard & Knudson).
Records from Texas and Oklahoma. (2)
Holotype male: North Padre Island, Nueces Co., Texas.
Print References
Blanchard & Knudson, 1982. Two new species of Eucosma Hubner (Tortricidae) from Texas. The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 35(3): 173-178